FDA

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The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which serves to protect and promote public health by installing regulation and supervision over a variety of sectors such as food safety, pharmaceutical drugs, tobacco products and cosmetics -- to name a few. 

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